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Create Eastern Sierra Spring Arts Institute

April 29th - April 30th, 2022

CESSAI 2022: Coming Home to the Arts and SEL


Not your typical event


Please join Mono Arts Council, Mono County Office of Education, and Inyo County Office of Education for an inspiring, joyful day of fun and interactive arts integration and social emotional learning workshops, along with a special Art & Wine networking evening! 


This is NOT your typical Professional Learning opportunity! Be prepared for a day to relax, unwind, dance, laugh and enjoy your own creativity!


Every participant will walk away feeling refreshed with ready-to-use lesson plans, a special spa-themed gift, and SWAG


This fun-filled event is FREE for all Mono and Inyo County Teachers. Don't miss out. Sign up today!

Click here to take advantage of special room pricing for event attendees at the Village Lodge:

Saturday 4/30/2022

Village Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, California

(specific details will be emailed at a later date)

7:30am - 8:30am: Morning Yoga with Peggy Burt

9:30am - 10:30am: Breakfast and Keynote with Special Guest, Aaron Bryan - One Heart Beating: The Unifying Power of the Arts

10:45 - noon: First Session: Dance Integration with Allyson Tapley: Exploring Dance through Conflict Resolution

12:15pm - 1:30pm: Lunch and Keynote with Special Guest, Cara Goger - Our Town: Connecting the Community to the Classroom

1:45pm - 3:00pm: Second Session: Visual Art Integration with Kristi Day: Flowers and pollination through cooperative recycled materials art


3:15pm - 4:30pm: Final Session: Theater Arts Integration with Peggy Armenta: Language Expression through the stage


Friday 4/29/2022

Village Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, California

6pm - 9pm:

Art & Wine Networking Event step by step painting of birch trees with abstract background, with Kristi Day.

The Create Eastern Sierra Summer Arts Institute provides arts training and tools that meet the California Arts Standards and address Social-Emotional Competencies for teachers to integrate into their classrooms. 

Presented by






CESSAI Sponsors

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